Born in the 1920s during Prohibition, cocktail parties traditionally take place early in the evening, with men in formal attire and women in cocktail dresses. Serve Martinis alongside other drinks that bring to mind a glamorous era, like the Old Fashioned, Side Car, or Tom Collins. A Year’s Worth of Party Ideas
Anything goes on New Year’s Eve, but at midnight you’ll need a bottle of bubbly.
On Mardi Gras, give your guests some beads, blend a pitcher of Hurricanes, and let the good times roll!
St. Patrick’s Day guests will thank you for buying an Irish whiskey instead of green beer.
Welcome spring with an Easter brunch featuring Mimosas, made from sparkling wine and orange juice.
Cinco de Mayo is the perfect excuse for a pitcher of Margaritas alongside some tortilla chips and guacamole.
Summer arrives near the end of June, but any day this month could make for a delightful garden party.
Have a spirited Independence Day and watch fireworks with friends.
Beat the heat — frozen Daiquiris, Pina Coladas, or Mai Tais.
Host a final barbeque of the summer on Labor Day.
A Halloween party can be a great time to serve a (Zombie) punch.
Join in a worldwide tradition of sampling this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau on the day it’s released, or serve it with your Thanksgiving meal.
Make Egg Nog for your Christmas party, featuring bourbon, brandy, eggs and milk.